Diameter Limit Cutting vs Shelterwood Harvesting (Part 1)
Owners of hardwood forestland often seek to regenerate their properties while maximizing timber revenue. Diameter limit cutting is sometimes employed as a way of maximizing revenue, but does not consider future value of the stand or regeneration potential. Shelterwood harvesting is a more appropriate technique that can be used for profitable harvesting while ensuring adequate regeneration for the future of the stand. This video describes the limitations diameter limit cutting places on landowners in future management efforts.